Automotive Service Technician - Ottos Service Centre Ltd.

Date Posted: Aug 26, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience
  • Automobile/automotive mechanics technology/technician

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting

  • In shop

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Adjust repair or replace parts and components of commercial transport truck systems
  • Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Inspect motor in operation road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components
  • Adjust repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
  • Adjust repair or replace parts and components of truck-trailer systems
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturers specifications
  • Estimate parts and labour costs
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service
  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
  • Provide customer service

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • Automotive Service Technician Trade Certification

Experience and specialization

Area of specialization

  • Engine repair
  • 4-wheel drive
  • Electrical and electronic system
  • Diesel engines
  • Diagnostics
  • Alignment steering and suspension
  • Brake system
  • Hydraulic system
  • Fuel and emission system
  • Ignition and electrical system
  • Automatic transmission
  • Standard transmission
  • Engine repair and overhaul
  • Drive train components
  • Welding
  • Machining
  • Imported vehicles
  • Front end components
  • Heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program